Pictures of some of the most beautiful headphones in the world

Take a breathy look at the rare / vintage / Japanese headphones and styluses offered by London's LN-CC concept store.

The first audio hardware pieces to become available in LN-CC’s music offering alongside the hand-picked selections of new and used vinyl come from Japanese companies Nagoaka, Grado and Phonon.

Nagoaka specialise in hard to cut materials and their diamond styli are among the absolute finest and most exquisite in the world.

Grado began producing cartridges in 1955 and went on the manufacture headphones in the late 1980s and their uniquely distinctive mahogany models represent the pinnacle of craftsmanship.

Lastly, Phonon and its founders embody a sense of innovation and ingeniousness that has led to creations such as the Phonon liquid – a revolutionary contact cleaner that enhances electrical conductivity to improve audio output.

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